Archive for November, 2012

Year End Planning

Tweet The end of the year is quickly approaching.  This is a time when many of us put unrealistic and often unhealthy expectations upon ourselves.  If we perceive the year end as hectic, guess what… we get to be right because that is what we are holding in mind.  When we are feeling pressured by time we are focusing on what’s wrong instead of enjoying all that we’ve accomplished throughout the year.  We may also be focusing on the to-do lists, instead of looking forward to all of the good things that are forthcoming. By focusing on time being somewhat …

Emotional Eating: What is it telling us?

Tweet Emotional eating is often an unhealthy and uncomfortable attempt of trying to distract ourselves from facing something we deem as unpleasant.  So often we overeat without realizing we may be trying to cover up some level of insecurity.  We may also be using food as a means to avoid doing something.  We may also use food at times to ward off feeling bored or unmotivated.  At times we may use food to offer ourselves some level of comfort.  We may also use food as a measure of reward—similar to what our parents did when we were young such as …

A New Approach on Time Management

Tweet It seems like almost everyone has some ideas related to time management.  And realistically most of us are still not sure how to consistently manage our time.  How about instead of managing our time, that we choose to make better use of our time?!  Perhaps you might agree, that when we are in enjoyment of what we are doing, time seems unlimited.  And when we are uncomfortable, struggling, or rushing for any reason, we are creating time challenges for ourselves. So what this suggests is when we are in the energy or awareness of enjoyment, there appears to be …